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Lisbon Tours: 11 Ways to Explore Lisbon

From walking to food tours to photography tours, there are so many different tours that you can do in Lisbon. Each tour offers a different perspective on the city, and they are a fantastic way to learn about the city’s culture, food, architecture, and history from people that are truly passionate about Lisbon. The following are just a few of the different types of tours available. Walking tours Walking tours are one of the best

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Visiting Pastéis de Belém in Lisbon

If it wasn’t for the enterprising Pastéis de Belém, a bakery situated in the Belém neighbourhood of Lisbon, we might not have the pastel de nata (often called a Portuguese custard tart). The café was the first business to begin selling pastéis de nata commercially, and that lead to others trying to copy the recipe, and eventually the pastel de nata becoming Portugal’s most famous dish. Today, the café sells at least 20,000 natas per

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Somebody Feed Phil: Phil Rosenthal Visits Lisbon

Lisbon is a city that has attracted TV chefs and personalities from all over the world. The late Anthony Bourdain was probably the first personality to really put Lisbon on the map, and since then he’s been joined by the likes of British TV chef Rick Stein and now Phil Rosenthal. You may not have heard of Phil Rosenthal, but you’ll probably be familiar with his work: Everybody Loves Raymond. Phil wrote the show, which

Airport Transfers at Lisbon Airport

You’ve booked your trip to Lisbon and now you’re wondering how you’ll get from Lisbon Airport to your hotel or accommodation.  For many people, the easiest option is to get an airport transfer at Lisbon Airport – especially if they’re travelling with a lot of luggage. It also gets you to your hostel faster, which means that you’ll have more time to see Lisbon.  With that in mind, here’s a guide to the best airport

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A Guide to Lisbon’s Best Neighbourhoods

Although Lisbon is quite a small city, it’s made up of lots of different neighbourhoods and each one has its own unique character. Different neighbourhoods are good for different things. Some neighbourhoods, like Cais do Sodré and the Bairro Alto, are great for doing out in, but may not be the best neighbourhood to stay in or live in. Lots of people like to stay in Alfama when they visit Lisbon, but it may not

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Tram 28 Guide + Some Alternatives (walking route & other trams)

Read any list of things to do in Lisbon and “Ride Tram 28” is almost guaranteed to appear somewhere. The ride follows what’s probably one of the most beautiful public transport routes in the world – and, you get to do the entire route in a beautiful, rickety old wooden tram. Unfortunately, as Lisbon has boomed in popularity, Tram 28 has become too popular. For local Lisbon residents, Tram 28 isn’t a sightseeing bus but

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How to get from Lisbon to the Algarve

Known for its beautiful beaches and laid-back vibe, it’s a part of Portugal that’s definitely worth visiting – especially as its so close to Lisbon. Getting from Lisbon to the Algarve is easy. It’s only just a little over 2.5 hours from Lisbon, and there are several ways to get there including train, bus, car, and by plane. Generally speaking, if there’s a direct train that’s the easiest and fastest way to get there by public transport

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Electric Scooter Apps Lime, Bird, and Voi Come to Lisbon

There are lots of different ways to get around Lisbon: by tram, bus, metro, ferry, taxi, Uber or Taxify, and by foot. There’s even a government-owned bike sharing service, although it’s not really the most thought-out and functional service. Now, there’s one more mode of transport to add to that list: you can get around Lisbon by electric scooter as well. Electric scooter companies in Lisbon There are several electric scooter companies in Lisbon, including

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Renting A Scooter in Lisbon

There are plenty of ways to get around Lisbon, including the very iconic wooden trams, but one of the most fun ways to get from A to B in Lisbon is by scooter. You can rent just about every type of scooter in Lisbon from electric “push scooters” (see below), to 50cc and 125 cc bikes, and even bigger motorbikes like Harley Davidsons.  As fun as it may seem, though, Lisbon isn’t the best city

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30+ Meetups, Clubs, & Societies To Join & Make Friends in Lisbon

Making friends is hard anywhere, but making friends in Lisbon is probably easier than in most other parts of Portugal. It has a huge number of expats, with more and more moving here every year. It also attracts people from all over Portugal, many of whom have to try and make friends in Lisbon as well, which gives you an opportunity to make some actual Portuguese friends – something which doesn’t happen everywhere in Portugal.